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to points north like new york city and boston, their day off to a rocky start because of this power outage. now, it's primarily affecting amtrak service, although we are seeing an impact to mark service north of baltimore as well. as for amtrak, the 448 acela express to boston as cancelled, the 5:30 northeast regional was cancelled also the express to new york. that gate is listed as closed. we have the 6:30 regional to newark cancelled so we're seeing big delays, big cancellations and inconveniences to travelers headed on amtrak points north from union station this morning. we did speak to a commuter who had a 9:30 meeting in new york city. he looked up at the board here and saw his train was not going to be leaving and so he's scrambling to try to figure out another way to get to that meeting this morning. mark train also points north of baltimore impacted. they have crews working on the situation. we'll update you later on in the show. megan mcgrath, news 4. back to you. >>> controversial ads supporting israel now on display in some metro stations. yesterday the transit agency put up th
's first amendment rights. the ads have been posted in new york city subway stations since last month. >>> five minutes after the hour, and the nationals playoff run off to a great start. they won the opening game of the national league division series, and the game's big hero started the game on the bench. >> and a line drive to right field. coming on in, it's a base hit. beltran throwing on in, but two runs score. and moving on the throw to the plate is tyler moore. >> tyler moore's pinch-hit in the eighth inning scored the tying and winning runs, and the nats beat the world series champion st. louis cardinals 3-2. moore admits he was a little nervous when he was at bat. >> i'm coming off the bench in front of 50,000 people, so it's crazy. i've been in that position before, and i was able to calm myself down and just kind of put the barrel on it. >> you did good. the nationals will look to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the series this afternoon in st. louis. first pitch scheduled for just after 4:30. >>> orioles fans not celebrating this morning. the o's fell to the yankees last nig
and fairfax city. the radar is dry. we do have showers we're watching down to the south and west of our area. around charleston, west virginia, around roanoke. all that advancing to the northeast. we are talking about some rain today. i don't think it's going to be a heavy rain. it will be wet. the fact we'll go from cold to chilly conditions. 8:00 a.m., partly cloudy. cold. take out 35 to 40 degrees. lunchtime today, 48 to 53. here comes the rain around noontime. goes through the afternoon and evening hours. let's get a look at first 4 traffic. >>> on the interstates, no reports of any serious accidents on 495. we are dealing with some construction on the inner loop at 7. that project is shutting down the exit ramp and travel lanes getting by to the left. luckily, no serious backups. let's take a live look at the beltway just north of robinson terminal. good look at the outer loop and the inner loop. on the inner loop, 14 minutes to the dulles toll road. back to you. >>> today both presidential candidate,on the campaign trail. romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech in virginia. t
and yesterday on my drive back nothing but great looking old cars headed on over toward ocean city and so if you haven't got a plan and you need something to do today go on out to the beach. last good beach day for a long time as well. temperatures promise to plummet by this time tomorrow. currently we are in the upper 50s to low and mid 60s around the area. a very mild october morning today. there are rain drops just to the west of i-81 across far western maryland and into the mountains of west virginia. they are associated with a cold front which will be coming through here today. it might wring out a quick couple showers even in the metro area. late morning through mid afternoon today. so expect a scattered shower chance today. certainly not a washout. we're off to a dry start. it'll be warm today. well up into the 70s once again. we'll start to cool down late tonight and by tomorrow it'll be much, much chillier indeed. the terps are at home in college park taking on the demon deacons. 71 degrees at kickoff. as i mentioned only a 30% chance of rain. if you need to see your team on tv tell me
freezing early this morning. still on the relatively mild side here in the city limits where urban center temperatures are in the low 40s right now. it's 32 in manassas. 30 degrees below freezing now over much of northern montgomery county. 30 in frederick, maryland. 30 in martinsburg and 32 in winchester. freeze warnings still posted to the north and west of the downtown area through about 8:00 or 9:00 this morning. nothing showing up on radar. we'll be dry today and i suspect dry most if not all of your upcoming weekend. here's your saturday planner. plenty of sunshine. cool to chilly sunshine. highs today getting up into the upper 50s and low 60s. on the whole it's going t good day today. the big one between maryland and virginia. down in charlottesville a 3:00 kick off today. 64 degrees for the charlottesville -- in charlottesville for the game on the grounds of the university of virginia. if you want your game on tv this morning send me a request. chuck.bell@uni nbc.com. >> if you went to last night's game or stepped out of the door early this morning you know the d.c. area is feelin
'll replace the 1000 series cars in place since the '70s. >>> new plans f the streetcar on "h" street. city transportation director terry bellamy says status for the high school could delay the project by 90 days or more. that's where officials wanted to build a car barn. right now the earliest the streetcar line could be open for business is late 2013. >>> olympic gold medalist shawn white will be in court today. the snowboarder was arrested in nashville last month and charged with vandalism and public intoxication. he was charged with pulling a fire alarm where he was staying, causing an evacuation. white said he got carried away and is sorry for his poor behavior. >>> redskins quarterback rg3 will be allowed back on the field today. doctors have cleared him to practice, but it's no guarantee he'll be able to play on sunday. the rookie quarterback suffered a mild concussion during the third quarter on sunday as he scrambled for the sideline. he won't be allowed to have any contact yet, and he'll continue to be evaluated for any symptoms. head coach mike shanahan says he is optimistic grif
through the body scan in kansas city, was pulled aside and forced to go through a patdown. she has silicone breast implants and major scar tissue from reconstructive tissue. then what happened next left her mortified. >> i'm standing here with my arms in the air, and somebody is feeling my chest. everyone is looking at me wondering what does this woman have on her chest? what is wrong with her chest? >> the agent never offered her a private patdown. tsa released a statement saying that sometimes it is necessary to do a physical patdown when a body scan detects something out of the ordinary. tsa tries to make the process as uninvasive as possible while keeping passengers safe. >> the "today" show is coming up at 7:00. let's check in with savannah guthrie to see what they're working on this morning. >>> coming up on a monday morning on "today," an early taste of winter for millions of americans. frost and freeze warnings from new york all the way down to texas. even snow in some places already. we're going to tell you how long this will last. >>> also ahead, the man behind coney 2012
nice and clear really from dale city to the beltway. and road work looks to be completely over. a live look as you make your way past the occoquan northbound, a little volume as you head towards the beltway. nothing you can't handle in your travel speed, excellent. about 61 miles per hour. 11 minutes to get from the occoquan to the beltway, and continuing on 395, no problems there. nice and clear as well. from duke, no issues as you head over the 14th street bridge really in both directions northbound and southbound, you're clear. i'm back in ten with a look at your rails. aaron, you remember that? excellent. over to you. >> party time, absolutely. thanks a lot, danella. >>> this morning a change of pace in decision 2012. vice president joe biden and gop challenger paul ryan put each other to the test during last night's debate. the two took jabs to each other as they spoke on several issues, including the economy, the crisis in syria, health care and abortion. both often interrupted each other. biden criticized ryan and romney for launching political attacks about the attack on a u.s.
million illegitimate 911 calls were made last year nationwide. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's office claim accidental calls outnumbered real emergency calls in which police were dispatched. we've been debating, butt dialing versus pocket dialing. i've never heard of pocket dialing. completely unfamiliar to me. >> okay. >>> the threat a local police officer made that landed him in jail. >>> also a local college administrator on leave for taking a stand on same-sex marriage. why so many are surprised by her stance. >> the chill i >>> breaking news. [ female announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >>> and now from washington's leading news station, thi
by the largest embezzlement scandal in the city's history. "the washington post" is reporting auditors have warned district cfo about the issues. including poor tracking of tax payments, dummy accounts set up with fake social security numbers, and lack of management oversight. this comes five years after a mid-level manager was caught stealing millions through phony tax return refunds. >>> the nats' pitching struggles against the cardinals. st. louis' offense dominated the nationals, hitting four home runs en route to vehicle tee. the series is now tied at one game apiece with the series shifting to the nation's capital for the final three games. dan hellie has a recap from st. louis. >> good morning. all that went right in game one for the nationals did not in game two. starting pitcher jordan zimmermann struggled big-time giving up five earned runs in three innings of work. so this is the second straight game that a starting pitcher has struggled and that was the strength of the nationals team this year. >> definitely tough. i wanted to go out there and go deep in the game, try to get out
. if the nationals win the series, the d.c. flag will fly over city hall in st. louis for one day. if the cards beat the nats, the flag of st. louis will fly over the wilson building here in the district. news 4 will have complete coverage of today's game, but we want to hear from you. send your photos to natsp natspic@nbcwashington.com. >>> the orioles' run continues tonight in new york. the o's take on the yankees in game three of the american league division series. baltimore won game two on monday night. the series is now even at 1. >> lots of baseball going on. battle of the beltway, not so much. what about the battle of the weather? >>> we need good weather for a win, and we're going to have some winning weather around here today. couldn't ask for anything better. fim finally, we're going to break this funk we've been in with the clouds and the dismal weather, the drizzle. it's drismal. what? that's a word. kind of patchy fog out there this morning with the low visibility in baltimore over 95. everywhere else up over two miles. check out the satellite and radar. no precipitation over the area.
if you get anything today. 70 in ocean city but 42 in columbus, ohio. that's where the cool transition is coming through. the front coming through the metro washington area today between 4:00 and 6:00. you'll know when it goes by. you actually feel the wind shift back around to the northwest and that'll start ushering in the much cooler weather. skies will be briefly clear tonight before another batch of clouds rolls in here tomorrow. little area of low pressure zipping along on the very speedy jet stream will wring out a couple showers here tomorrow. again, not a lot of rain but tomorrow not much if anything in the way of sunshine and temperatures struggling to get into the low 50s tomorrow. so a huge cooldown compared to today. for today no complaints. becoming cloudy. a quickly moving scattered shower or two is going to be it. the big story is that today we'll be in the mid to upper 70s. tomorrow's high temperatures upper 40s and low and mid 50s. so much colder tomorrow. if you're headed out to the redskins game, start looking for the warm weather gear now because you'll need it. he
cleared away from the city, and sidewalks had to be closed. for pedestrians, looks like a lot of fun at the news desk. melissa mollet, news 4. >>> i think it ran through a red light. new this morning, the mars land rover curiosity appears to have made a very surprising yet familiar find on the red planet. while testing rocks for chemical compositions, curiosity uncovered a rock that is new to mars but very similar to ones found on earth around hawaii and other pacific islands. nasa is being very careful when it comes to describing what this means. curiosity landed there in august and is trying to uncover whether there was ever life on mars. >>> new this morning, the winner of the 2012 nobel peace prize. >> the nobel committee has decided that the nobel peace prize for 2012 is to be awarded to the european union. >> that announcement made just a short time ago in oslo, norway. the chair of the nobel committee says the european union helped transform once wartorn europe into a continent of peace. the award comes as the eu is confronting its biggest financial crisis since its creation i
virginia. we're at 58 degrees here. new york city 53. philadelphia 59 degrees. we'll see the sunshine here. areas north of new york, probably staying in the clouds with showers around the area today. here's a look at the hour by hour forecast. for today, mid-60s noontime, with lots of sunshine, and a few clouds will start coming back in the afternoon. hitting 72 at 4:00 today. let's hit the roads with first 4 traffic. >>> i'm tracking breaking news. if you're traveling northbound i-95 trying to take the exit ramp to eastbound 32. right now the exit ramp is blocked because of an accident is blocked at the end of the exit. again, you're starting to see big delays as you try to make your way from northbound i-95, trying to exit onto eastbound 32 just be aware of that. i'm going to keep much waing th -- watching that for you and let you know when the accident clears. starting to see volume here. really slow through newington. the good news is along i-95 in northern virginia, travel lanes are open. eun, back over to you. >> thank you so much. 6:02 now. >>> we're just hours away from the first p
broke out overnight in the eastern section of the city. it took firefighters two hours to get it under control. this photo was taken by the baltimore fire department. they say one person had to jump from a second-story window to escape the flames. a firefighter was also injured, but is expected to be okay. at this point, investigators say they are not clear how the fire started. >>> trcontroversy this morning a university. dr. angela mccaskill is the head of diversity at galladet university. she reportedly signed a propose to support the same-sex marriage law. officials say it's inappropriate given her job as chief diversity officer. students are split on the decision to put her on leave. >> when you're in certain roles on campus, as the president, that separation of personal and private life is gone. >> that doesn't mean she'll vote for it. it means she's supporting people's right to vote. in my opinion. and people are reading too much into it. >> we went to mccaskill's home but got n answer. the university president says he'll use this time that mccaskill is on leave to determine wha
orange coloring. >>> new york city's controversial ban on large sugary drinks is seeing its first legal challenge. a coalition of business filed suit yesterday claiming the city's board of health overstepped its authority when it approved the measure. the new regulation would prevent restaurants, cafeterias and concession stands from selling soda and other high calorie drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces. the law is set to take effect in march. >>> and the time right now is 9:38. coming up how a clinic is making it easy for you to get a flu shot today. >> and a new chapter for a maryland teen bullied on camera. how he got lots of community support last night. >> an unforgettable moment for a virginia teenager at his high school home coming game. how his story brought out many tears. you're watching news 4 today. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, i
's, target and walgreens. it promises delivery within an hour in most cities, but for now, the service is just being tested in san francisco. and you can now be a toys 'r' us kid all over the world. starting today, the retailer will begin shipping products to more than 60 countries. the service supplies items bought on their websites. yesterday, toys 'r' us announced it would open toy departments inside 25 macy's stores across the country. these will be open from october 15th to january 15th. >> thank you. >>> no facebook in the white house for the obama children. the first lady recently said in a round table that she won't let her daughters malia or sasha join the social media site. she says she talks to her daughters about growing up in the digital age and warns them every moment can be captured and shared online. the first lady said she told her girls "you can't act bratty because you may be having a moment but somebody could use that moment and try to define you forever." good advice there. >> for any parent to give their kids. >> and some adults, too. >> that's true. a lot of peop
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